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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 202708, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/202708
Case Report

Monoballism Associated with Newly Onset Ketotic Hyperglycemia

1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Katip Celebi and Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Basın Sitesi, Izmir 35360, Turkey
2Department of Neurology, University of Katip Celebi and Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Basın Sitesi, Izmir 35360, Turkey

Received 19 November 2012; Accepted 16 December 2012

Academic Editors: J. P. Frindik, H. Hattori, M. P. Kane, and L. Mastrandrea

Copyright © 2012 Dilek Ersil Soysal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Movement disorders as the initial symptoms of diabetes mellitus are rare. Here, we describe one of these rare manifestations of primary diabetes: a case of newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus in an old-age female patient with transient monoballismus during an episode of ketotic hyperglycemia.